A model devised in 2006 allows the bidding of vast public areas for exploitation with forest management. Preliminary results show a reduction of illegal activities on the part of lumber companies in the Amazon.
August 4, 2010
The government of Ecuador turns back and accepts a partnership with the UN to create a fund against the exploitation of oil in one of the most preserved regions in the Amazon Rainforest.
March 3, 2010
The Ecuadorian government stirred up a great deal of expectation with the announcement of a financial compensation system in exchange for environmental services. But has presidente Rafael Correa changed his mind?
September 17, 2010
The new Colombian government shows interest in expanding mining activities in the Amazon without any environmental guarantees.The Amazon river has dropped to its lowest level in 40 years in north-eastern Peru, causing severe economic disruption in a region where it is the main transport route.